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Victoria's Restaurant and Wine Bar

7 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3033
+1 507-280-6232
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3033
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For those of you who need handicap parking--there is none. Had I known, I would not have chosen to eat here. The food and service were very good but lost stars for handicap access. I had the calzone, it was amazing but too big. Please...More

Thank haughrod
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

After many visits to the Mayo Clinic, this restaurant is our “go to“ place. The food is authentic Italian that is always freshly made. The wait staff is incredibly professional, and the bar staff is over the top engaging. These are very nice people serving...More

Thank JJCjr
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this place based on recommendations from local residents and fellow colleagues. We were in town at a conference. Prompt service, nice wait staff, food came out quickly, a wide variety of food, and the food is amazing! The dishes have portioning on the...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How can this be voted the city’s best Italian restaurant? Over-cooked pasta, overpriced menu, sad and tired decor, plus flies surrounding our table to the point where we just left. The chicken parm and pasta blognese were really bad. If you can’t get those basics...More

2  Thank Silverado165
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service absolutely wonderful. If for some strange reason you aren't in the mood for pasta...the beet salad is amazing---and for a lighter 'entree' get the appetizer--Bruschetta. Only recall on time that my order wasn't wonderful--and when I mentioned it to our server--I was...More

Thank singingfarmgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is reasonably priced, with generous portions. I had the chicken Parmesan and can highly recommend it!

Thank Sharon6125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a couple of times so far and have been impressed with every meal. The service is excellent and we enjoyed visiting with family and friends while my husband has been undergoing treatments at Mayo Clinic. We will definitely be back!

Thank E M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They know how to cook Italian food the Italian way. The atmosphere is somewhat special / nice and the waiters very friendly. My suggestion is to go there after 7:00 / 7:30 pm as the place starts to empty out a bit. Highly recommend to...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought Dad over from Mayo. They parked the Wheelchair, and asked what we wanted for vino. The wine list was spot on. The salads were tasty & the Pasta & saucewas unbeatable. The Veal Parmigiana was excellent. Fresh. Not from the freezer. The menu...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being an Italian I did not expect typical Italian food but this has nothing Italian about it. The pasta is overcooked and it is not with sauce but sauce with pasta hidden in the plate somewhere under slices of meat and vegetables. However, it did...More

Thank ENO_FJ
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Questions & Answers
Deby T
12 August 2017|
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Response from Minneapolisdoyle | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of on-street meter and ramp parking nearby.
8 November 2016|
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Response from J_and_T12 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely can make reservations!
Huda M
25 December 2014|
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Response from Enrique T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! I just saw the question, and it's the 26th already! I hope you were able to make the reservation, and enjoyed their delicious rolls and pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-280-6232
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Victoria's is an award winning Italian Restaurant with over 100 menu options to choose from. We scratch make each dish and offer over four private dining rooms. We have a full bar and an extensive wine list.
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